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Re: #158: Proxy-Connection and Keep-alive

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 07:50:14 +0100
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20111129065014.GH2520@1wt.eu>
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 07:01:08PM +1300, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> Okay I'm with you on all points there.
> How about is for prose:
> "
>  Proxy-Connection is now obsolete. Clients must not produce it on 
> HTTP/1.1 requests or responses.
>  NP: existing software still uses a mixture of HTTP/1.0 and obsolete 
> Proxy-Connection keep-alive mechanisms which differ in behaviour from 
> HTTP/1.1. Clients should always explicitly send Connection: keep-alive 
> or Connection: close when contacting servers having HTTP/1.0 or unknown 
> HTTP version numbers.
> "

Works for me with a minor variation : "It must not be emitted it any
HTTP/1.1 requests or response" (since clients do not produce responses).

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